News and updates

  • United States: A rising risk of violent extremism
    Date first published: 19/01/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: extremist violence; terrorism; civil unrest   Risk development On 6 January, the day...
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    20 January 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 18 January
    Americas: US President-elect Biden to take office on 20 January amid heightened security risks Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; violent ...
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    18 January 2021
  • AKE Special Report: Niger Security Outlook
    Niger's general election on 27 December 2020 marks the halfway point to the country's first-ever voluntary handover of power following an election. Pr...
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    14 January 2021
  • EU – UK: Post-Brexit trade deal finally signed
    Date first published: 12/01/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: trade disruptions   Risk development The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union ...
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    13 January 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 11 January 2021
    Americas: Efforts to remove President Trump from office to intensify in the US Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; violent unrest The US Ho...
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    11 January 2021
  • Political Risk Outlook Q4 2020 – Ones to Watch
    AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape was fundamental...
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    07 January 2021
  • Kyrgyzstan: Japarov, jailbreaks and jittery politics
    Date first published: 05/01/2021 Key sectors: all Key risks: political uncertainty; economic risks; civil unrest; crime   Risk development On 10 ...
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    06 January 2021
  • Ones to Watch, 4 January 2021
    Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro to further consolidate power as new legislative period begins Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; violent un...
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    04 January 2021
  • Central African Republic: 2012.2?
    Date first published: 24/12/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political instability   Risk development Days before general elec...
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    30 December 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 29 December 2020
    Americas: Efforts to end three week-long strike affecting grain exports to intensify Sectors: agribusiness Key Risks: labour strike; industrial action...
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    29 December 2020
  • Brazil: Next-level banditry
    Date first published: 17/12/2020 Key sectors: banking; insurance Key risks: organised crime   Risk development Two sensational commando-style ban...
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    23 December 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 21 December 2020
    Americas: President Ortega pushing for law that would ban opposition from 2021 elections Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; ...
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    21 December 2020